BH-43B72A: Medieval coin: penny of John of England

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-43B72A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval penny of John of England (1199-1216), voided short cross, class 6a1, dating 1210-1213. Moneyer Walter. Probably mint of London. As North 1994, p. 222, no. 974/1.

North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1210
Date to: Circa AD 1213

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd February 2018 - Saturday 3rd February 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: John of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin short and long cross period 1180 - 1278
Type: Short cross class 6a1 (N 974/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [RE]X
Reverse description: Voided short cross, quatrefoil in each quarter
Reverse inscription: [...]ALTER . ON . L[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Great and Little Chishill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4041
Four figure Latitude: 52.0497141
Four figure longitude: 0.04020827
1:25K map: TL4041
1:10K map: TL44SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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